Larry Ellison brings one of his start-ups (in which he was a founding and majority investor) into the mother ship
Oracle today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Pillar Data Systems, a leading provider of innovative and highly scalable SAN Block I/O storage systems that provide exceptional performance scaling characteristics with patented Quality of Service. The combination is expected to help Oracle deliver a complete line of storage products that runs Oracle software faster and more efficiently. Pillar Data Systems is a privately-held company based in San Jose, California and serves nearly 600 customers across 24 countries. Oracle President, Mark Hurd and Executive Vice President, Systems, John Fowler will provide an Oracle Storage strategy update on June 30, 2011. Register at www.oracle.com/storage for the live event and Webcast to learn more about how Oracle is redefining storage.